Area Code "478" Details & History:
Area code 478 is a telephone area code serving the state of Georgia, in the United States. It covers Macon and Middle Georgia (Warner Robins, Swainsboro, Wadley, Milledgeville, Hawkinsville, Eastman, Cochran, Dublin, Perry). It was formerly part of Area code 912.The new area code, along with Area code 229 (for Southwestern Georgia), began effective August 1, 2000 and ran through August, 1, 2001. Georgia area code 478 has been in service since 1999. It has 175 landlines and 91 wireless prefixes (exchanges) serviced by 41 carriers. It covers 26 counties, 299 ZIP codes, and 71 cities, including Macon, Warner Robins, Milledgeville, Dublin, Perry, Fort Valley, Byron, Forsyth, and Eastman.
Counties served by this Area Code:
Baldwin, Bibb, Bleckley, Burke, Crawford, Dodge, Dooly, Emanuel, Houston, Jefferson, Jenkins, Johnson, Jones, Laurens, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Peach, Pulaski, Taylor, Twiggs, Washington, and Wilkinson!